Tom Berges

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I'm creator of the website igrewupstarwars.com! I'm into everything retro!

PayLess Drugs Christmas 1981 TV spot

If you lived in the Pacific Northwest during the last century, there are very, very great odds you’ve heard this little Christmas jingle. The song is simple, it goes a little something like this. “Merry Christmas from PayLess.” Simple, yes! But forever was it burned into the collective conciseness of […]

In Search of Bigfoot (1976)

Robert Morgan, Bigfoot Hunter Extraordinaire heads up a summertime expedition to prove the existence of Bigfoot!  Morgan, the hard driving team leader pushes his team of scientists, and naturalists to their limits in hopes of finally proving that Bigfoot is REAL! Aside from the generic nature shots that’s come to be […]

AZTEC for Apple computer (Datamost 1982)

If you grew up with an Apple computer in the 80’s, chances were very high you’ve played Datamost’s AZTEC. This dandy of an adventure game was the pinnacle of gaming for the Apple 2 back in the day! Imagine yourself as an Indiana Jones (c) type adventurer journeying into the […]

Introducing Reese’s Pieces! Commercial 1979

Everyone knows what M&M’s are! Now imagine you’re crunching into another dull handful of M&M’s and you get a delicious mouthful of peanut butter! Yeah, that just happened! And it’s good…REALLY GOOD! When Reese’s Pieces hit the scene back in 1979, it turned the M&M’s eating world upside down, well…it […]

ARK II (1976)

Ark II is an American live-action science fiction series, aimed at children, that aired on CBS, beginning on September 11, 1976 and ending on December 18, 1976. The show’s opening monologue follows: “For millions of years, Earth was fertile and rich. Then pollution and waste began to take their toll. […]